Upcoming Events

Thursday, September 01

Speed (USA, 1994) 116 min. 35mm, print courtesy of the Film Study Center Archive

Start Your Engines! Transportation on Film
Director Jan de Bont
(Yale Film Colloquium sponsored by Yale Film Study Center, Dean’s Fund for Student Colloquia, Film and Media Studies, History of Art; and Films at the Whitney, supported by the Barbakow Fund for Innovative Film Programs at Yale)

7:00pm, Auditorium

Saturday, September 03

Taxi Driver (USA, 1976) 113 min. 35mm.

Director Martin Scorsese
(Yale Film Society and Films at the Whitney, supported by the Barbakow Fund for Innovative Film Programs at Yale)

Trailer

7:00pm, Auditorium

Thursday, September 08

Closely Watched Trains (Czechoslovakia, 1966) 93 min.

Start Your Engines! Transportation on Film
Director Jir™í Menzel
(Yale Film Colloquium sponsored by Yale Film Study Center, Dean’s Fund for Student Colloquia, Film and Media Studies, History of Art; and Films at the Whitney, supported by the Barbakow Fund for Innovative Film Programs at Yale)

7:00pm, Auditorium

Saturday, September 10

Bringing Up Baby (USA, 1938) 102 min.

Yale Peabody Museum at 150 Film Series
Director Howard Hawks
(Yale Peabody Museum, Yale Film Study Center, Treasures from the Yale Film Archive, and Films at the Whitney, supported by the Barbakow Fund for Innovative Film Programs at Yale)

7:00pm, Auditorium

Thursday, September 15

Trikal (India, 1985) 137 min.

Women in Bollywood
Director Shyam Benegal
Introduced by Lawrence Liang, visiting fellow
(Windham-Campbell Prizes, South Asian Studies Council, Film and Media Studies, Film Study Center, and Films at the Whitney, supported by the Barbakow Fund for Innovative Film Programs at Yale)

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7:00pm, Auditorium

Friday, September 16

Happy Hour (Japan, 2015) 317 min.

Director Ryûsuke Hamaguchi
Post-screening discussion with director and Professor Aaron Gerow
(Council on East Asian Studies and Films at the Whitney)

5:30pm, Auditorium

Tuesday, September 20

Franke Lecture: James Baldwin in the 21st Century

Windham-Campbell prize winner Hilton Als in conversation with Jacqueline Goldsby
(Windham-Campbell Prizes, African American Studies, and Whitney Humanities Center)

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2:30pm, Auditorium

Tuesday, September 20

The Palace of Wisdom: Literary Excess on the Road to the Divine

Windham-Campbell prize winner C. E. Morgan in conversation with Kathryn Lofton
(Windham-Campbell Prizes and Whitney Humanities Center)

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4:00pm, Room 208

Tuesday, September 20

Helen, Queen of the Nautch Girls (USA, 1973) 31 min.

Women in Bollywood and conversation with Jerry Pinto
Director Anthony Korner
Introduced by Windham-Campbell prize winner Jerry Pinto and followed by a discussion with Pinto, Inderpal Grewal, and Tejaswini Ganti
(Windham-Campbell Prizes, South Asian Studies Council, Film and Media Studies, Film Study Center, and Films at the Whitney, supported by the Barbakow Fund for Innovative Film Programs at Yale)

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7:00pm, Auditorium

Wednesday, September 21

Come Sunday: Close Listening with Stanley Crouch

Windham-Campbell prize winner Stanley Crouch is joined by Daphne Brooks to listen to and discuss Duke Ellington’s “Come Sunday” (featuring Mahalia Jackson, with Ray Nance on violin), its place in the history of jazz, and Ralph Ellison’s essay on the piece.
(Windham-Campbell Prizes, Endeavors Series, African American Studies, and Whitney Humanities Center)

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12:00pm, Room 208

Wednesday, September 21

Writing North and South

Windham-Campbell prize winners C. E. Morgan, Abbie Spallen, and Branden Jacobs-Jenkins in conversation with Caleb Smith
discussing regionalism and writing in the United States and Ireland
(Windham-Campbell Prizes, Department of English, and Whitney Humanities Center)

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4:00pm, Room 208

Thursday, September 22

The Price of the Ticket (USA, 1989) 87 min.

Franke Lectures in the Humanities
James Baldwin’s American Scene
Director Karen Thorsen
Post-screening discussion with director and Jacqueline Goldsby

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5:30pm, Auditorium

Tuesday, September 27

Publishing Your First Book in the Humanities (and Thoughts on the Second): A Conversation for Faculty and Graduate Students

Alan G. Thomas, Editorial Director, Humanities and Social Sciences, University of Chicago Press
(Departments of Comparative Literature, French, and Religious Studies, and Whitney Humanities Center)

10:30am, Room 208

Wednesday, September 28

James Robert Brudner '83 Memorial Prize Lecture and Isaac Julien, award-winning filmmaker in conversation with Kobena Mercer

(LGBT Studies and Whitney Humanities Center)

4:30pm, Auditorium

Thursday, October 06

The Birth of a Nation (USA, 2016) 110 min.

Director Nate Parker
Followed by a Q&A
(Film and Media Studies, Film Study Center, Yale Film Society, and Films at the Whitney, supported by the Barbakow Fund for Innovative Film Programs at Yale)

7:00pm, Auditorium

Friday, October 07

To Be a Man (USA, 1966) 60 min. 16mm, newly restored Yale Film Archive print

Welcome to Yale in 1966
50th Anniversary Screening
Director Murray Lerner
Followed by a Q&A with the director
(Film Study Center and Films at the Whitney, supported by the Barbakow Fund for Innovative Film Programs at Yale)

7:00pm, Auditorium

Saturday, October 08

Inherit the Wind (USA, 1960) 128 min.

Yale Peabody Museum at 150 Film Series
Director Stanley Kramer
(Yale Peabody Museum, Yale Film Study Center, Treasures from the Yale Film Archive, and Films at the Whitney, supported by the Barbakow Fund for Innovative Film Programs at Yale)
 

7:00pm, Auditorium

Thursday, October 27 to Friday, October 28

Films with Nakadai Tatsuya

Thursday, October 27 and Friday, October 28
(Council for East Asian Studies and Films at the Whitney)
 

7:00pm, Auditorium

Saturday, November 12

Gojira - Godzilla, the original (Japan, 1954) 96 min.

Yale Peabody Museum at 150 Film Series
Director Ishiro Honda
(Yale Peabody Museum, Yale Film Study Center, Treasures from the Yale Film Archive, and Films at the Whitney, supported by the Barbakow Fund for Innovative Film Programs at Yale)

7:00pm, Auditorium

Saturday, December 10

Jurassic Park (USA, 1993) 127 min. 35mm, print courtesy of the Film Study Center Archive

Yale Peabody Museum at 150 Film Series
Director Steven Spielberg
(Yale Peabody Museum, Yale Film Study Center, Treasures from the Yale Film Archive, and Films at the Whitney, supported by the Barbakow Fund for Innovative Film Programs at Yale)

7:00pm, Auditorium